These surreal, thought-provoking, oil and glissee paintings by David Michael Stoupakis are an amalgam of Alice in Wonderland imagery mixed with Salvador Dali with a dash of Tim Burton thrown in for good measure. They're part of a collection called 'These Predicaments,' which depict a fairy tale world turned on its head.
In 'These Predicaments,' a giant girl bursts through her dollhouse, a prematurely-aged young boy holds a railroad of memories of events to come and a bound young boy appears perched on the edge of a tower of books teetering over an abyss. Predicaments, indeed! Would anyone want to share a meal with the happy-looking guests at this macabre last supper?
Stoupakis was born in Brighton, Massachusetts and is the son of first generation Greek-Italian artist parents.
Also in the gallery are a number of Stoupakis' other works, including 'The Flood,' 'One King's Downfall,' 'Sleepwalker,' 'The Bad Stuff,' 'The Tea Party,' and 'Temptation.'
Stats for Gloomy Surrealist Art
Trending: Older & Warm
Research: 20,779 clicks in 384 w
Interest: > 3 minutes
Concept: Gloomy Surrealist Art
Related: 82 examples / 63 photos
Segment: Neutral, 18-35
Comparison Set: 30 similar articles, including: 37 real life fairytale innovations, digitalized children, and using fairytale heroes to promote reading.
Gloomy Surrealist Art
More Stats +/-
37 Real Life Fairytale Innovations
Using Fairytale Heroes to Promote Reading
Far-Out Fairy Tales